bagels from the Bagel Brothers Cafe

Bagel Brothers Café Charity Event

Inspired by traditional New York City bagel shops, the new Bagel Brothers Cafe is a modern, sophisticated and relaxing eatery located at 29111 Telegraph Road, just North of 12 Mile Road, in Southfield.

In honor of the grand opening event on Aug. 27-28, Bagel Brothers Café will be donating 100 percent of all sales to the American Breast Cancer Foundation and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.

The Bagel Brothers Café has an assortment of bagels made fresh daily; gourmet sandwiches and salads; homemade soups; and sweets that pair perfectly with their gourmet Italian illy brand coffee. Hours and more info at the website

Taste Of Southfield Returns

Now in its 15th year, the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce will again host the Taste of Southfield from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Best Western Premier (26555 Telegraph).

The Taste of Southfield has established itself as one of Southfield’s premier annual events, boasting a large sampling of foods from the area’s best restaurants and banquet facilities.

This year’s samplings will feature 20 local food establishments, including The Nomad, Motor City Soul Food, Beans & Cornbread, Outback Steakhouse and over a dozen more.

There will also be pop-up shops from local vendors, music and dancing, and the coveted Best Restaurant contest.

The Edible Creations Competition will take place for its third year at the event, pitting chefs against each other to cook with a chosen ingredient and theme. The competition echoes the style of Food Network’s popular cut-throat competition Chopped.

Tickets are available now at A portion of proceeds the event will benefit Friends of the Southfield Police, a nonprofit organization providing support to unmet needs of officers, public safety individuals and other members of the community in times of tragedy or hardship.

For more information, visit and click the Events tab, or call (248) 557-6661.

Bloomfield Hills Joe Muer Celebrates First Anniversary

Joe Muer Seafood in Bloomfield Hills is celebrating its first anniversary with a series of specials from August through November.

In honor of the restaurant’s first anniversary, throughout August, the Bloomfield Hills location will be featuring a “Lobster Celebration,” an entrée comprised of a whole Maine lobster, Michigan sweet creamed corn, herb roasted tri-color heirloom potatoes and Joe Muer berry sorbet ($50).

The restaurant will continue to celebrate from September to November with “Sweet Celebrations” by offering a complimentary monthly dessert prepared by Pastry Chef Theresa Summers. “Sweet Celebrations” will begin with a complimentary slice of Joe Muer signature coconut cake in September, carrot cake in October and red velvet cake in November. This sweet celebration will be offered to every dining guest at Joe Muer Seafood in Bloomfield Hills during the promotion.

In addition, all newlyweds celebrating their first anniversary in 2018 who dine at Joe Muer Seafood in Bloomfield Hills will receive complimentary glasses of champagne from August through November.

“We wish to say thank you for welcoming our family to your community and we look forward to serving you for many more years!” said Dominic Vicari, operating partner.

For more information about  Joe Muer Seafood, visit

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